Missing Springfield child found safe in Texas


ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, missing one-year-old Eli Bandurovskiy has been found safe in Texas.

The Springfield Police Department issued an Amber Alert for an abduction incident that occurred in Springfield, Missouri on Friday.

Eli was suspected to be with his father, 33-year-old Viktor Bandurovskiy.

Police say Viktor has a history of domestic abuse, drug use, and has made current and previous threats against Eli.

The child and vehicle were taken from Eli's mother by Viktor during a visitation.

Viktor is now in police custody.

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